Mitsui U.S.A. Foundation
The Mitsui U.S.A. Foundation, established in 1987, is the philanthropic arm of Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc. (Mitsui USA) for active, social contribution programs in communities where the Company does business. Currently, it supports more than 50 initiatives across the U.S. in the areas of education, community welfare, arts & culture, employee matching & volunteerism. More than 50% of its grants target Education primarily for: college level scholarships, study abroad, forums and Japan research. Grants are rooted in its “named” programs, such as Baruch College’s “Mitsui USA Scholars,” which began in 1992. Through its Foundation, Mitsui USA began support of Baruch College with IB Scholarships (1992), followed by MBA Scholarships (1994), Lunchtime Forums (1995), PIA (Practitioners-in-Academia) Fellows (1998), and MS Marketing/IB Scholarships (2016). Mitsui USA’s Presidents have been a member, continuously, of the Baruch College WCIB (Weissman Center for International Business) Advisory Council since the Center was launched in 1994.
Scholarships associated with Mitsui U.S.A. Foundation